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Old 01-15-2008, 07:28 PM   #11
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Probably not much faster then a PSP.

I bet it's got like an 800 MHz offbrand CPU, and 512MB ram, probably a 16 or 32 GB SSD.

Looks thin which is a plus, but I smell overheat.
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Old 01-15-2008, 08:25 PM   #12
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Probably not much faster then a PSP.

I bet it's got like an 800 MHz offbrand CPU, and 512MB ram, probably a 16 or 32 GB SSD.

Looks thin which is a plus, but I smell overheat.
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Do we really need something that thin???

I do like the wireless features
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yeah Juice IDK where you pulled that outta.


BUt, I don't really like the external cd drive.
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Old 01-15-2008, 09:52 PM   #15
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It's supposed to have a wireless remote feature. Wireless is in, wires out.
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Ok, I have a question.

Why are Macs so friggin expensive? Sure, there are things PCs can't do that Mac does, and vice versa, but damn, why spend 1700 on a lappy that only has a 13 inch screen, a 1.8 GHz dual core processor, 2 gig memory, and who knows what else. You can make a super-awesome gaming computer with that kind of money. You can also get a company like IBuyPower to build you a kick ass lap top for that, too.
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because its portable
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Ok, I have a question.

Why are Macs so friggin expensive? Sure, there are things PCs can't do that Mac does, and vice versa, but damn, why spend 1700 on a lappy that only has a 13 inch screen, a 1.8 GHz dual core processor, 2 gig memory, and who knows what else. You can make a super-awesome gaming computer with that kind of money. You can also get a company like IBuyPower to build you a kick ass lap top for that, too.
They're targeting an audience that doesn't need the best performance. This target audience is willing to sacrifice speed for portability - and it isn't just Macs. Check out the Sony portables in this category.

Though, I don't think this will be a major success.
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You can get a better lappy for 600 bucks. Only difference is the fact that its not paper thin, and its Windows.

I do see a point, really thin and it does have a lot of s**t in it for something that small, but I don't think its worth the full 1700. Still, I know people will buy it, and I'm not going to complain.

On a side note- I can't use a Mac. If I had an hour or 2 to work things out, I can do it, but not right off the bat.
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Like I said, this is targeting a niche audience. They're willing to sacrifice power for portability.

Do a Google for ultra-portables.
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